Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 26, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91048

Carotene, Serum Total

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 3 mL (Min:0.6 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Critical Frozen
  • Fasting Specimen is Preferred
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Protect from light immediately after collection and during storage and shipment
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Icteric specimen
  • Must be protected from light as soon as collected
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 Hour(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Spectrophotometry
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82380
Components:
  • 91048 - CAROTENE, SERUM
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